Comparison - Lincoln MKC Reserve 2019 - vs - Buick Encore GX 2020

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2016 Lincoln MKC test drive and Reserve Review
2017 Lincoln MKC Select Turbo Review
2016 Lincoln MKC Winter Test Drive and Review
2015 Lincoln MKC Car Test drive and Review
2020 Buick Encore GX Review
2020 Buick Encore GX – Redline: First Look – 2019 LA Auto Show
The 2020 Buick Encore GX ST is a Surprisingly Pleasant New SUV
The 2020 Buick Encore GX is Nice, but Overpriced
2020 Buick Encore GX Review
Is the 2020 Encore GX a GOOD small SUV with GREAT features?
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
43,035
Updated: 
07 May 2019
$
30,500
Updated: 
10 Jul 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.70gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Rhapsody Blue
#001639
Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#3E020C
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#262523
Infinite Black Metallic
#000000
Ceramic Pearl Metallic Tri-Coat
#EDE9EA
Baltic Sea Green Metallic
#334E55
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#8E1C26
Ingot Silver Metallic
#AEB2B5
Iced Mocha Metallic
#766E66
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
#F7F6F2
Color: 
Deep Azure metallic
#02476C
Black Currant metallic
#58404C
Burnished bronze metallic
#923F11
Summit white
#FFFFFF
Dark moon blue metallic
#2A3040
Ebony twilight metallic
#000000
Chili Red metallic
#8E000C
Satin steel metallic
#9BA0AB
White frost tricoat
#F3EBE5

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Lincoln MKC has a new grille that matches the one seen on brand's latest vehicles such as the Continental and Navigator. It's an improvement and gives the MKC a classier look. But the rest of the 2019 MKC is unchanged, which means it has some issues that prevent it from being a top contender in the premium crossover SUV segment.

Pros
More standard features than many of its competitors
Comfortable and quiet ride on the highway

Cons
Some interior materials look cheap considering the price point
Slower-than-average acceleration from either available engine
Some common driver safety aids only available on the top trim levels
Smaller back seat and cargo area compared to many competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lincoln MKC ranked #11 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Lincoln MKC has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Buttery ride
User-friendly infotainment system
Low base price

Cons
Subpar cargo space
Uninspiring handling
Undersized rear seats

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Lincoln MKC luxury crossover this year pairs refined powertrains with better looks, but it still lags the space or efficiency found in other rivals.

Pros
Quality interior
Refined road manners
New higher-end look
Easy to use Sync 3
Fun, but overpowered optional 2.3-liter turbo-4

Cons
Fuel efficiency leaves us wanting
Could use more standard advanced safety tech
Small rear seat

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Encore GX, despite the familiar name, is an all-new model for Buick for 2020.Buick offers several attractive and comfortable crossovers, and the all-new Encore GX occupies the smaller end of that spectrum. The 2020 Buick Encore GX initially sounds as if it were a trim level that is offered on the subcompact Buick Encore, but it is actually its own, bigger model positioned below the compact Buick Envision. The Encore GX gives Buick another entry in the ever-popular crossover market, with its purposeful design and efficient packaging.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The Encore GX is an all-new crossover.It's larger than the standard Encore.Part of the first Encore GX generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
Fuel-efficient engine choices
Large cargo capacity for the class
Plenty of standard and available safety features
Accessible pricing

Cons
Engine output is weak compared to many rivals

By: 
edmunds.com

Positioned as an in-betweener for Buick's crossover lineup, the 2020 Encore GX is bigger than the subcompact Encore, but smaller than the midsize Envision.
Pros
Sharp, bold exterior styling
Standard active safety equipment

Cons
Consumer indifference to an undefined brand

By: 
motortrend.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
29.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
12
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
3
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.30L
Torque: 
275ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
174ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
245hp
at 5 500rpm
155hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Mobile Interne
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Destination Download
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
179.20in
171.40in
Width: 
73.40in
71.40in
Height: 
65.20in
64.10in
Ground Clearance: 
6.80in
7.50in
Front Track: 
62.40in
61.10in
Rear Track: 
62.50in
61.90in
Wheel Base: 
105.90in
102.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
39.70
Rear Head Room: 
38.70
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
42.80in
40.90in
Rear leg room: 
36.80in
36.00in
Front Hip Room: 
54.40in
51.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.00in
55.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.80in
47.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in
53.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
53.10cu.ft
50.20cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
25.20cu.ft
23.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3952.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
1 subwoofer
9 total speakers
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
One-touch power sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Intermittent wipers
Automatic on/off LED headlamps
Buick Driver Confidence
Bumper, front with chrome accents
Door handles, body-color
Glass, acoustic, laminated windshield
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In.
18 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Painted alloy wheels
Temporary spare tire
Null spare wheel
Null tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid rear disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Airbag Deployment Notification
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Emergency braking assist
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Post-collision safety system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Climate Package
Reserve Equipment Group 300A
Technology Package
Aluminum Trim Package
Sport Touring Package
Experience Buick Package
Advanced Technology Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
19" Premium Painted 5 Spoke Aluminum Wheels
Front License Plate Bracket
20" Ultra Bright Machined Aluminum Wheels W/Ebony Painted Pockets
Trailer Tow Package
Locking Wheel Lug Nuts
Black Roof Package
Front License Plate Bracket
Wheel Lock Kit
Keyless Entry Keypad
Hands-Free Power LIftgate Package
Interior Options: 
Premium Reversible Cargo Mat
Enhanced THX II Audio Sound System
Cargo Area Protector
All Weather Floor Mats
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Load Floor Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Mats
Bose Premium 7-Speaker Audio System
Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Rialto Green, leather
#344748
Cappuccino, leather
#B0A69C
Espresso, leather
#3E3838
Ebony, leather
#FFFFFF
Color: 
Signet seats w/Ebony interior accents, leather
#694F43
Whisper Beige w/Ebony interior accents, leather
#DEDDE6
Ebony Seats w/Ebony interior accents, leather
#000000